Frequently Asked Questions
Monday to Thursday 9:00am–9:00pm
Friday and Saturday from 9:00am–5:00pm
Alternating Sundays from 12:00 noon–8:00pm
We are located at the Diamond Centre For Living which is located at:
1459 Barclay Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1J6
We are a non-profit Wellness Centre which helps people mentally and physically with life threatening illnesses.
Our facility opens its arms to any sex, gender and race. We do require members and volunteers to be at least 19 years of age.
No, we do not allow members to bring friends. We do find that while you are here you make new friendships and bonds with people going through the same emotional and physical issues.
No, our main floor functions for Social and Nutrition Programs, our second floor consists of 4 treatment rooms, and our third floor is the office.
Our orientation is a 2 hour workshop information session. We discuss the history of our organization, who we are, how we operate, our philosophy on wellness, what our programs...
Our orientation is a 2 hour workshop information session. We discuss the history of our organization, who we are, how we operate, our philosophy on wellness, what our programs and how to access them. We hope that new members leave feeling empowered to begin accessing services that benefit their whole being.
No, it is based on first come first serve. So look over the week at a glance, and book an appointment with the Welcome Centre Host at 604.682.5992 ext. 0.
Yes, we do encourage members to also be volunteers. Visit our volunteer list to see which positions would best suit you.
Yes. If you refer to the website you will note that we have programs that run off site as well. Some of these programs include, yoga, tai chi and massage.
We have over 400 amazing volunteers. View click here to view our volunteer positions available today.
No, Friends for Life is not a hospice. Though we do serve members who are in the palliative stage of their care, our membership is quite broad concerning their health situations.